|1.||What does Entropic do?|
| ||Entropic is a global leader and innovator of silicon solutions that are transforming the connected home. We are the only pure play connected home entertainment company, powering the shift from traditional broadcast to streaming video delivery with our diverse portfolio of home connectivity and set-top-box SoC solutions.|
|2.||When was Entropic incorporated?|
| ||Entropic was incorporated in Delaware in January 2001.|
|3.||Where is Entropic headquartered?|
| ||Entropic is headquartered in San Diego, California. Our address is:
Entropic Communications, Inc.
6290 Sequence Drive
San Diego, CA 92121
|4.||What are the details of Entropic's initial public offering?|
Date of offering: December 6, 2007
Number of shares offered: 8 million shares
Offering price: $6.00 per share
The offering was underwritten by Credit Suisse, Lehman Brothers, Thomas Weisel Partners LLC., JMP Securities and ThinkEquity Partners LLC.
|5.||What is Entropic's trading symbol?|
| ||Entropic is traded under the ticker symbol "ENTR" on the Nasdaq Global Select Market.|
|6.||What is Entropic's CUSIP number?|
| ||Entropic's CUSIP number is 29384R 105|
|7.||When does your fiscal year end?|
| ||Entropic's fiscal year ends December 31.|
|8.||Who is Entropic's independent auditor?|
| ||Ernst and Young LLP|
|9.||As a shareholder, how do I change my mailing address, report a lost stock certificate, or get answers about the number of shares owned?|
All questions and requests regarding Entropic stock should be directed to our transfer agent or your broker.
American Stock Transfer and Trust Company, LLC
59 Maiden Lane
New York, NY 10038
|10.||Can I buy Entropic stock directly through the company?|
| ||No. Entropic does not administer a direct purchase plan. Interested investors should contact a financial institution, such as a brokerage firm, in order to purchase shares in Entropic.|
|11.||How can I obtain financial materials?|
| ||Entropic's reports and financial filings can be printed or downloaded from the Press Releases and SEC Filings sections of this website.|
|12.||When is your next earnings release?|
| ||If an earnings release has been scheduled, it will be posted to the Investor Relations home page under upcoming events. If no release date is listed, then no date has been finalized.|
|13.||How many employees does Entropic have?|
| ||Entropic has approximately 700 full-time employees.|
|14.||What companies has Entropic acquired?|
In July 2012, we acquired specific direct broadcast satellite intellectual property and corresponding technologies.
Trident Microsystems’ Set-Top-Box group+
In April 2012, we acquired the set-top box system-on-a-chip assets from Trident Microsystems Inc., a leading provider of set-top box and TV semiconductor solutions.
Vativ Technologies, Inc.+
In April 2008, we acquired the assets of Vativ Technologies, Inc., a fabless semiconductor company specializing in innovative high-bandwidth, advanced digital signal processing solutions.
In June 2007, we acquired RF Magic, a provider of digital broadcast satellite outdoor unit and silicon television tuner solutions.
Arabella Software Ltd.+
In May 2007, we acquired Arabella Software Ltd., a developer of embedded software.